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Re: Rationalizing the RADIUS data model
On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 03:39:26PM -0400, Nelson, David wrote:
> Barney Wolff writes...
> > The suggested VSA content format has never been more than a SHOULD.
> > Are you really proposing to make it retroactively a MUST?
> I was observing that a single, rationalized, "universal" data model for
> all attributes, including VSAs, would have that effect (or some similar
> effect). We could retain the traditional (free-format) VSAs and
> introduce a new type code for unified data model VSAs. But that still
> begs the question of when to use the traditional VSA or the rationalized
> data model VSA?
I would have no problem with a statement discouraging the old free-form
attribute for new work, at the level of SHOULD NOT. It was the concept
of retroactively invalidating existing implementations that combined
with a very hot day and broken AC to produce the rant.
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